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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning

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Do all questions have answers? How much can we know about the world? Is there such a thing as an ultimate truth?To be human is to want to know, but what we are able to observe is only a tiny portion of what's out there." In The Island of Knowledge , physicist Marcelo Gleiser traces our search for answers to the most fundamental questions of existence. In so doing, he reaches a provocative conclusion: science, the main tool we use to find answers, is fundamentally limited.These limits to our knowledge arise both from our ...

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning
2015, PublicAffairs, New York

ISBN-13: 9780465049646

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning
2015, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781511318938

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The Island of Knowledge: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning
2014, Basic Books

ISBN-13: 9780465031719

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